FORT MEADE, Md. —A two-alarm fire that destroyed two homes and damaged two others in the Potomac Place neighborhood of Fort Meade. No one was injured.

The fire, which started at around 6:30 p.m. Sunday was the result of a lightning strike to the roof of a home.

Two homes located at 5th Corps Avenue and Taylor Lane were destroyed.

Two others were damaged.

Numerous families were evacuated from their homes while firefighters from Anne Arundel County and Fort Meade brought the blaze under control.

The affected families were sheltered in a neighborhood center until they could be relocated into temporarily housing.

Fort Meade’s Army Community Service, the USO and the Red Cross are providing assistance to the families.


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